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Petition - Declare Gender Violence Emergency in Mexico
Society & Culture  (tags: Gender Violence, abduction, sexually assaulted, murdered, Justice for victims, crime, rights, law, safety, protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Declare a Gender Alert in the state of Puebla. Nineteen-year-old Mara Castilla was allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted, and murdered before her body was dumped in a ditch.
Equal Housing for Aboriginal Canadians PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: equal housing, aboriginal canadians, first nations, ethics, family, government, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 14 hours ago - change.org
We must continue to build the relationship with our First Nations, building trust and improving their conditions so that they have giving them the same resources and opportunities that every other
Don't Remove Woodbine Bike Lanes PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: bike lanes, toronto, cyclists )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - change.org
It's hard to get people to understand that cyclists also pay taxes, and we deserve a place to cycle that is safe. People get hurt and some even die cycling in Toronto in part because of a lack of good cycling infrastructure. That doesn't seem fair
Credo,Stop the Militarization of Local Police
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, government, militarized policing tactics )

Ruth
- 17 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Congress , Pass the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act & Block Donald Trumps attempt to militarize local police which contributes to the overpolicing of communities of colour & erosion of trust between communities & police
St. Louis Police Ripped for 'Alarming,' Unconstitutional Treatment of Demonstrators
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law enforcement, civil rights, protests )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
Members of law enforcement and civil libertarians were strongly critical of the tactics and behavior of the St. Louis police department amid protests over the acquittal of a white officer in the 2011 shooting death of a black man.
Wemove,Change European Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: EU, politics, democracy, citizens, rights, freedoms, society )

Ruth
- 16 hours ago - act.wemove.eu
To frans Timmermans,ensure the reform of the european citizens initiative ECI,transform it into a real functioning democratic tool To engage citizens & ensure legitimacy simplify requrements for signatories & allow changes to existing treaties.Sign
Change.Org.Petition for a Gender Inclusive Inquiry Into Murdered & Missing Aboriginal Canadians
Society & Culture  (tags: Aboriginal peoples, culture, missing, inquiry violence, women, government, safety )

Ruth
- 1 hour ago - change.org
Petition to call for a gender inclusive inquiry into murdered & missing aboriginal canadians & the crisis of violence that afflicts Aboriginal communities nationwide.
Amnestyinternational.Tell Turkey to Free Amnesty Director Idil Eser & Other Rights Defenders
Society & Culture  (tags: Turkey, freedoms, human rights, government, law, violence, society, politics )

Ruth
- 51 minutes ago - takeaction.amnesty.ca
Every day these men & women risk their own safety to defend others.They speak out for peoples feedom,challenge injustices & fight for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly.Take action
Amnestyinternational,Canada,Ha lt Site C
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous peoples, culture, respect, protection land, freedoms )

Ruth
- 38 minutes ago - e-activist.com
The construction of the SiteC dam would severely affect Indigenous communities in the flooding of an 80 k stretch on the floor of the peace River Valley unique ecosystem.Construction stated despite First Nation court challenges.Sign in support
Book: How One Man Is Changing the Way the World Sees Farm Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: book, farm animals, mercy for animals, animals, activists, americans, culture, education, environment, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
"Mercy For Animals not only exposes the almost unbelievable cruelty suffered by the billions of animals raised in factory farms but explains what canâEUR"and mustâEUR"be done to change things. Please read it and recommend it to all your friends.
Over 130 Dead After Powerful Earthquake Rocks Mexico, Collapsing Buildings - NBC News
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, death, natural disaster, mexico )

Glenn
- 9 hours ago - nbcnews.com
We must do what we can to help the people of Mexico.
Heres How the US Empire Will Devolve Into Fascism and Then Collapse According to Science
Society & Culture  (tags: global collapse, social collapse, The end is nigh, praise the lord, America collapse, fascism, decline of the american empire, predictions, future generations, economic contradictions, eviromental collapse, revolution, Social Chaos, chaos )

Steven L
- 14 hours ago - rawstory.com
Galtungs biographer credits the sociologist and mathematician with correctly predicting the economic crises of 1987, 2008 and 2011; the collapse of the Soviet empire etc.
Selling Fast Food Hamburgers In China, An Advertiser's Insight Into Consumerism
Society & Culture  (tags: consumerism, video, consumer culture, fast food, America, China, advertising, interesting, media )

Fiona
- 8 minutes ago - aeon.co
On site there is a 14 minute video. This video is an amazing commentary on modern consumerism and its destruction of culture...with a new superficial culture. The video is worth watching. Please note and comment.
   

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